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Science Tuesday, March 1st 2011 at 1:13 pm

Hipster Science


I try not to cite too much. I don’t want my favorite works to become too mainstream. #hipsterscienceless than a minute ago via Twitter for Mac

Today in funny things on Twitter: The #hipsterscience hashtag. (You probably haven’t heard of it.) Taking research scientist humor and adding a dash of alternative pretense is always fun, and we’ve selected a few of our favorite examples below:


I just feel like statistics are more organic when done on an abacus #hipsterscienceless than a minute ago via web


Quantum entanglement and complexity are cool, but I prefer the older, seminal stuff. Like, geocentrism and phrenology. #hipsterscienceless than a minute ago via web


My favorite journal is @PLoS because they print in Helvetica #hipsterscienceless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


the LHC is too mainstream and corporate. i go to a great dive collider in silver lake, it’s much more authentic. #hipsterscienceless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


I use Pabst in stead of ethanol when cleaning my lab equipment… #hipsterscienceless than a minute ago via TwitIQ


I prefer Crick’s solo work #hipsterscienceless than a minute ago via web


#hipsterscience Participants were assigned to “ironic” or “non-ironic” conditions.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone


I like music in a vacuum. You probably haven’t heard it. #hipsterscienceless than a minute ago via web


(Scientopia via Crackajack)

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